AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka on the Pro Act

Bloomberg Radio

March 26, 2021

AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka joined Bloomberg Radio to discuss the benefits of the #PROAct and how to create an infrastructure package that creates good paying union jobs.


Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services: 3 new regional sites in Paintsville, Liberty, and Greensburg open in KY this week. As of March 29, all persons 40 and up are eligible. Persons in Phase 1a, 1b, and 1c remain eligible. Visit and click on the gold vaccine bar to see vaccine sites near you, or call toll-free 855-598-2246, for more info or to schedule appointments. 

There are only two legislative days left of the 2021 Kentucky General Assembly, and we need your help sending a message to Frankfort: "Protect Kentucky workers, don't override Governor Beshear's veto of HB 475."


Biden May Be the Most Pro-Labor President Ever; That May Not Save Unions

The New York Times

By Noam Scheiber

March 25, 2021

“Because of growing inequality, our economy is on a trajectory to implosion,” said Richard Trumka, the president of the A.F.L.-C.I.O., in an interview. The PRO Act “will increase wages and slow that trajectory,” he added. 


With the inevitability of the denouement of a Greek tragedy, or of the sudden abiding compassion of Fox Noise anchors for children on the left bank of the Rio Grande, Russian once-and-future-blacklisted aluminum giant Rusal has pulled the plug on its northeast Kentucky quid pro quo investment.

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